Anoplura


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Noun1.Anoplura - sucking liceAnoplura - sucking lice        
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
family Pediculidae, Pediculidae - true lice: human lice and related forms
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Use of temperature and water immersion to control the human body louse (Anoplura: Pediculidae).
Caption: Pediculus humanus capitis, the head louse, is an insect of the order Anoplura and is an ectoparasite whose only host is humans.
Studies on the Anoplura and Mallophaga, being a report on the collection from mammals and birds in the society's gardens.-Part II.
They include bloodsucking species (Suborder Anoplura, restricted to mammals) and chewing species (Suborders Amblycera, Ischnocera and Rhyncophthirina, parasitizing birds and/or mammals).
On the other hand, it is important to remark that the flea, the chewing louse and the sucking lice (Anoplura) are strictly parasites of mammals (Price & Hellenthal, 1988; Durden & Musser, 1994; Lewis, 2000).
The ancient classification distinguished as two distinct orders the lice of mammals, suckers of blood (anoplura), "lice of birds" (or mallophages), to the more varied food.
Moreover, this chemical constituent has also exhibited insecticide potential and proved to be highly toxic to mosquito larvae of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), Culex pipiens pallens (Diptera: Culicidae), and Ochlerotatus togoi (Diptera: Culicidae) [29], for grain insect pests stored Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) [30] and lice Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae) [31].
A rich assemblage of parasites, including Acari, Anoplura, and Siphonaptera has been recorded from Brazilian individuals (Barros-Battesti et al., 1998; Linardi and Guimaraes, 2000; Moraes et al., 2003).
Ahn, Insecticidal Activity of Plant Essential Oils Against Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae), J.